Thinking Differently: An Inspiring Guide for Parents of Children with Learning Disabilities

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Pub Date: 2014-08-26 Pages: 352 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins In Thinking Differently. David Flink (leader of Project Eye-to-Eye. a national mentoring program for students with learning disabilities) sets out to enlarge our understanding of learning and offer new. powerful strategies for teaching. parenting. and supporting the 20 percent of students with learning disabilities. Focusing on how to arm students who think and learn differently with meta-cognition and self-advocacy skills. Flink's book gives parents the tools to ensure that these students can save themselves. find community. and advocate for change. rather than being failed by the system. From an author who struggled with dyslexia and ADHD. going on to tremendous success helping thousands of children overcome their disabilities. Thinking Differently is a brilliant. compassionate work. packed with ess...

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An innovative guide to help parents understand and accept learning disabilities in their children, offering tips and strategies for successfully advocating on their behalf and helping them become their own best advocates. Packed with essential insights and real-world applications indispensable for parents, educators, and other professional involved with children with learning disabilities.

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"Impressive... inspiring."--Publishers Weekly

"Flink imparts clear insights and immediate solutions for parents, educators, and professionals working with children with learning disabilities."--Library Journal

Impressive... inspiring. --Publishers Weekly"

Flink imparts clear insights and immediate solutions for parents, educators, and professionals working with children with learning disabilities. --Library Journal"

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